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Social Work in Health Settings Practice in Context

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ISBN-10: 0415778468

ISBN-13: 9780415778466

Edition: 3rd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Toba Schwaber Kerson, Judith L. M. McCoyd

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List price: $31.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/4/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 398
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

Toba Schwaber Kerson is professor and director of the doctoral program at the Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, Bryn Mawr College. Her most recent book is Social Work in Health Care Settings.

List of figures
List of tables
List of contributors
Practice in context: the framework
Individual and Family Work
Maternal and child health
Fetal surgery: a new setting for social work intervention
Intimate partner violence in the NICU
Social work in a perinatal AIDS program
Social work practice in an adolescent parenting program
Children and youth
Managing asthma from a social work perspective in a center for children with special health needs
Social work in the pediatric endocrinology and diabetes clinic: fighting the new epidemic of type 2 diabetes in children
Foster care for children with special health care needs
Social work in a pediatric hospital: managing a medically complex patient
Family-focused care of an adolescent with a burn: a multidisciplinary approach
Longing to belong: finding a sense of acceptance and community at a Special Services School District
Helping a man who had been living in a ventilator assistance facility to receive a new lung
Following her lead: a measured approach to providing case management and mental health treatment to homeless adults
Social work in a for-profit renal dialysis unit
Returning veterans, traumatic brain injury, and Veterans' Administration services: A War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
The elderly
The case of Junior: a study of collaboration, boundaries, and use of self
A framework for working with people with early-stage dementia: a relationship-focused approach to counseling
Autonomy-friend or foe in the health care center: a social worker's perspective
Geriatric social work in a community hospital: high-touch, low-tech work in a high-tech, low-touch environment
Hospice services: the dilemmas of technology at the end of life
Group, Program and/or Advocacy Work
We Are Not Alone: a support group for loss after diagnosis of fetal anomaly
Spina bifida and physical activity: group-centered care
Group interventions for adults with HIV/AIDS: meeting the needs of Latino patients living with HIV/AIDS at a comprehensive care center in New York City
Woman to Woman: a hospital-based support program for women with gynecologic cancer and their families
The child and parent team approach: a Philadelphia interdepartmental collaborative to provide community-based services to at-risk mothers and newborns
The Young Women's Program: a health and wellness model to empower adolescents with physical disabilities in a hospital-based setting
The social worker on the genetic counseling team: a new role in social work oncology
Camp Achieve: a week-long overnight camp for teens and preteens with epilepsy
YOUR Blessed Health: a faith-based, community-based participatory research project to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted infections
Amethyst: integrating tobacco dependence services with long-term alcohol and other drug addiction treatment for homeless and low-income women
Advocacy and compensation programs for radiation exposure claimants
Fighting cancer in India: implementing cancer control strategies at a national level